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THE EAGLE: WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 1895.
11 DECORATIVE ÍÍ A3 YnOI.OMY. The tt)'U I uve fl.i.-V a trout C..iingt In the Pant Century. Decorative gastronomy has under gone a vast change in the last hundred years or more. Culinary fancy then asserted its claims. In the last ccntrry. says an exchange, it was required of dishes that they should look tempting, provoke inquiry, and arouse interest and expectation, l ig was dressed to look like lamb, lamb to taste like pig, pike to taste like sturgeon. Jlhicuueat was pressed in molds, and cunningly colored with herb.; jo as to rcsemMc melons; veal was wtufced into fish skins, and fried parsnips made to take on the disguise of trout. The furniture and equipment of the table were of r.ccondary importance. It was only necessary that the dishes, which were :ll in evidence, should gratify the eye and furnish the decorativo quality. With the close oí the nineteenth the gastronomic method.; of the eighteenth entury nre completely reversed. C-.-.linary delight.; v.zd r.irpi ir.es are r.o-v a matter of minor moment. All etTort is expended upon bewildering r.nd brillia.it sjlimea of table doeora iion. Flowers, silk, lace, linen, chinn. glass, silver and gold, and the wonder ful adaptations of the electric light, arc all combined to make of the dinner table a picture carefully studied in all of its details of composition and color. The imagination is racked to suggest odd and costly combinations whereby one social rival may outdo the other. At a dinner recently given in l'aris by an American woman the menus, painted by an artist of eminence, cost one hundred dollars each. Even such men as Jan Van Beers are solicited tt give their time and ability to the cre ation of these decorative cards. This lavish appeal to the eye is at the ex pense of the stomach. People no longer accept an invita tion to dine to satisfy a line discrimin ating love of good living. They go, as to an exhibition, to compare the deco rative resources of jealous competitors. .air had grown again. The "country ;rop" was a different matter alto gether. Barbers' work was done on men and boys in many instances at home by mothers and grandmothers, and their mode was to put a large basin well back on the crown of the head, and then shear round the edge of the basin, making a clean sweep of all the hair which projected below it. This was the "country crop." Bringing tho Deuel to l ife. A variety of methods ol restoring life in those apparently dead from drowning, asphyxiation, etc., have been advocated, but with indifferent success, lore than a year ago the celebrated Dr. Do Baun declared that "if a person dies simply for want of breath, there is no good reason why ho should not live r.gain if the proper-means for restoring life are rcsortCd to." Upon a chance presenting itself, Do Baun proceeded to ;irove the truth of his assertion. A child, apparently dead from drowning, was brought to him with the statement that it hud been dead about fifteen minutes. lie immediately passed a small rubber tube through its nostrils, und closing the mouth tightly, pm ;eeded to fono the air into the lungs. After the lungs had been fully inflated, he released the pressure from the mouth and found, as ho had expected, that the elasticity of the chest muscles cansed an immediate contraction of I the lungs. This contraction formed natural respiration, but artiliuial in spiration was kept up for nearly an hour, at the end of which time the breathing was perfect and the child's life saved. THE HAIR-CUT. E. E. GANDARA. JOLD AND SILVERSMITH. Jewelry Made to Order Repairing Neatly Done. PRICES REDUCED. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Yunklc St. 811 ver City, N. M. Wm. F. Lorenz, FIRE, LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE. rccullfir Significance or the Different Styles In Old England. For, say, fifty years, the fashion of the wearing of men's and boy's hair in England has been to cut it shorter and shorter, so that to-day hair is shorn in many cases as close as the barber'.; shears can get. A closely-cropped head, iifty years and less ago, was, in many places, looked upon with some sus picion, for then only prison birds just out óf durance appeared with elosely r.horn heads, and this cut was popularly known as the "county crop," indicating that tho wearer of the short hair had been harbored at the expenso of the county. If any man was bold enough, says Notes and Queries, to appear with his hair cut short, the words "country crop" were thrown at him from all sides; and, in tho same manner, the school lad who eaine to school with his hair cut shorter than was the country fashion, had his life made miserable in the samo wav, until such time as his An Ullimli Girl. And speaking of pronunciation, says a Washington correspondent, I sat next an Illinois girl in the home gallery the other day and marked tho manner of her speech, which was strange to a Washington car. She did not slight a single "r." The broad English "a" eastern people affect was unknown to her. She asked me what time congress "took up" and when it "let out." She spoke of a brook in her home and called it a "branch." She said it seemed so funny to get six car tickets for "two bits," and she told me sho had not at tended the opening of congress because she "could not get to go" but that she neant to hear just as many great speeches as she could "get to hear." Then she excused herself and went away, as she said she had "some trading to do for ma." Let II I m Elude. In some private theatricals in India a fugitivo from justice was supposed to escape from his pursuers by concealing himself under a table. The table was small, while the fugitive was some what lengthy. The commander of the pursuing party rushed on the stage and fell over tho legs of the man he was r.earehing for. Ticking himself up and ludicrously rubbing his shins, he caused i roars of laughter by exclaiming in true ihamutie style: "Hal tho, villain has I -bided us again!" Notary Public. OfTlcc ut PoKt-offlec. SILVER CITY, NEW MEXICO. Have Yon Read Coin's Financial School ? It sells lor 25.cents, but may be had free by sub scribers to THE EAGLE who pay a year in advance.